Walk through one of Vermont's most beautiful landscapes, under the shade of sugar maples and 400-year-old hemlocks, across covered bridges and alongside rambling stone walls. This is a landscape of loss, recovery, and conservation. This is a story of stewardship, of people taking care of places - sharing an enduring connection to land and a sense of hope for the future. Read More
Green Pastures and Green Mountains
Farm House Manor House Aug 18 1pm
Discover surprises & similarities on both sides of the Billings Estate:the practical, modern Farm House and the graceful, art-filled Mansion
Ice Cream & Flowers - Aug 24 5:30-7pm
Join us August 24th for a Summer Celebration of hand made ice cream & flower arranging & more.
Aug Bird of the Month - Red-eyed Vireo
The Red-eyed Vireo is our Bird of the Month for August. These birds like to forage in green canopies of deciduous and mixed forests.
Mondays - Untold Stories 2-3pm
Many people not named Marsh, Billings, or Rockefeller lived at, worked on, or visited this place & created positive change - discover more
Tuesdays: Art Pick 2-3pm
Participants decide focus: paintings, sculpture, decorative arts - the Mansion is a treasure trove of beautiful and intriguing objects.
Women's Wednesdays 2-3pm tour
Join us on Wednesdays and learn about the accomplished and influential women who helped shape this estate, community and the nation.
Conservation Through Artist's Eye
Thurs 2-3:15- View art by acclaimed landscape painters (Bierstadt, Cole & Durand) & explore how art influenced the conservation movement.
Fallout Fridays - 2-3pm
How did the Cold War influence conservation thinking? Descend into the 1960s era fallout shelter built by Laurance Rockefeller
Junior Rangers Adventures Saturday 1-2pm
Kids 7-12 Complete activities with park ranger & learn about nature & this special national park, earn Junior Ranger Badge.
Gardens Thru the Generations - Sat @ 2pm
Explore the gardens - formal & "secret" - tucked into the hills beyond the Mansion, that underscore the site's story of nature appreciation
Sundays Hidden Spaces Unique Places
Sunday 2-3:15 View spaces usually closed to the public on this behind-the-scenes tour - from the 3rd floor of Mansion to servant’s quarters
Appalachian Trail Hike - Aug 25 9:30am
Join us for a hike 9:30am-12:30pm on the iconic trail with park staff & Green Mountain Club. Reservations required. Call 802-457-3368 x222.
Aug 25 10-Noon - Snake Worms Workshop!
Have you heard of the Crazy Snake Worm? Non-native invasive earthworms quickly decimate organic matter and spell trouble for our woodlands.
Labor & Leisure Sept 1 10am-5pm
How have people worked and played here across time? The Park and Billings Farm & Museum invite you to celebrate this working lands estate
History Hike to the Pogue - Sept 8 10am
A man-made lake in natural mountain depression, the Pogue has been a source of water and ice, but also inspired people with its quiet beauty
Last updated: August 17, 2018